Junior Agile Coach in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/27/2020

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Junior Agile Coach Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Junior Agile Coach for an opportunity with a banking client in Charlotte, NC (remote until post Covid-19).

Length of Assignment: 12-24+ months Start date: ASAP

Rate: $78.36 W2 per hour (Approx. 160K/year) negotiable based on skills & experience, (comes with weekly pay and some benefits)

All candidates must work as a w2 employee of Signature, having either a Green Card, US Citizenship, L2, H4, or TN Visa

Core Skill Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of and background in Agile frameworks and methodologies like Kanban/Scrum/Safe
  • Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption and/or as a Scrum Master
  • Proficient in one or more of the Agile tools such as JIRA, Rally or equivalent
  • Experience coaching at small to medium organizations a must, large organizations is a plus
  • Expected to work with other Coaches (SecDevOps & Automation) to drive overall coaching program
  • Having programming experience earlier is a plus, not mandatory
  • Proficiency in many of the following list of core skills: Confluence, JIRA, HP ALM, SonarQube, Junit, Selenium, Java, Javascript, Java Scripting
  • Java Best Practices, Maven, Jenkins, HP UFT, SQL, Cucumber, Gherkin, TDD

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Assertive about adherence to Agile processes and enthusiastic about Agile practices and their benefits
  • Possess great communication and interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate
  • Constantly update information, attending conferences, and continuously learning.
  • Certifications: Certified in one or more of the following: Scrum Coach /Scrum Master /Safe/Product owner etc.
  • Junior (12-15 Yrs Exp with at least 4 years in Agile Coaching and Execution/Implementation experience)
  • Should be able to coach and support the business teams in establishing the project vision and preparing the backlog.
  • Should have hands-on experience in delivering projects using agile practices such as Scrum, XP, Kanban, SAFe etc.
  • Should be able to mentor the project teams for implementing agile practices.
  • Continuously measure and report the progress of teams and organizational units in meeting their goals.
  • Should have knowledge on software engineering practices such as Test driven development (TDD), Refactoring etc.
  • Should be able to conduct workshops on agile related topics.
  • Should have experience in improving the application development processes.
  • Should have conceptual knowledge on various technologies such as SOA, Java Framework etc.
  • Knowledge on SecDevOps concepts and automation tools.
  • Should have solid understanding of Lean concepts.
  • Should have experience in Project Management.
  • Experience in agile related tools like JIRA is preferred.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.